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Capacity Building for Regulators and Policy Makers in Andhra Pradesh

To apprise and train the regulators and policy makers in Andhra Pradesh about the international instruments like German Feed-In Tariff, Renewable Tax Credit (RTC) and Renewable Energy Obligation (REO).


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Main activity and output: 
  • Investigate the barriers to a renewables based electricity supply;
  • Analyse policies that influence the renewables based electricity sector including the Electricity Act 2003;
  • Analyse the international instruments/policies and their underlying principles;
  • Develop a policy framework for mainstreaming the renewables based electricity;
  • Analyse key dimensions of ‘Renewable Portfolio Standards' taking into consideration the availability of renewable resource(s);
  • Prepare a framework document and study material, including a case study on a renewable energy project;
  • Organise a conference focusing on ‘Renewables and regulatory issues' covering the Indian and European experiences and key learnings;
  • Organise a training / awareness workshop for regulators and policy makers.
Expected impact: 
  • Adoption of new policies and regulations in Andhra Pradesh that accelerate the renewable energy market;
  • Replication in other Indian states and REEEP partner countries.